The Indiana Hoosiers (0-1) will be at home in Assembly Hall when they square off with the Howard Bison (0-1). Action begins at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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In the Bison’s last contest, they fell to the George Washington Colonials, 84-75. With 23 points on 5-for-16 shooting, RJ Cole was the game’s leading scorer. George Washington had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.578 vs. 0.431). Howard, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (13.6 vs. 17.8).
The Hoosiers are hoping for a better outcome after their 90-69 loss to the Indiana State Sycamores in their last outing. With 13 points, Indiana’s Juwan Morgan played well. Indiana State made 17 of their 26 three pointers (65.4 percent). Indiana, meanwhile, had a much better free throw rate (0.511 vs. 0.306).
The offensive glass should be a huge advantage for Indiana in this contest. Since last season, the Hoosiers rank 20th in offensive rebounding percentage (36.1 percent), while Howard ranks 324th in defensive rebounding percentage (66.7 percent).
The Bison are 10-25 straight up (SU) and 4-4 against the spread (ATS) since last season. Games including Howard have had a tendency to finish over the O/U total since last season (62.5 percent).
The Hoosiers, on the other hand, have records of 18-16 SU and 14-18-1 ATS since last season. Indiana’s games have had a slight tendency to go over the projected point total over that same period (54.5 percent).
Howard Bison at Indiana Hoosiers Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Indiana, ATS Winner – Indiana, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Bison rank 114th in blocks per game (3.6) while the Hoosiers rank 209th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
- Indiana ranks 137th in steals per game (6.3) while Howard ranks 224th in steals allowed per game (6.8).
- Indiana ranks 23rd in rebounds allowed per game (31.6) while Howard ranks 281st (38.0).
- The Hoosiers rank 115th in assists per game (14.3) while the Bison rank 317th (9.0).
- Indiana ranks 102nd in three pointers attempted per game (22.7) while Howard ranks 289th (17.6).